Posts Tagged ‘The Real World’

21 – The House on the Rock

This section of the book addresses the ideas of possession and reincarnation. The section on reincarnation is interesting with a different perspective about past lives and future lives due to the unique idea of time as an unreal, temporary phenomenon of our world.

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289 – Layering

Esoteric teachings tell us we are not the body. This can make sense to us intellectually and even emotionally to some degree. It’s hard to rise above body consciousness however. Here are some practical ways to assist you in this vital realization.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.